Federal Service Tribunal is a Federal Institution deriving its origin from Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 [Art. 212] was established under the Service Tribunal Act, 1973. It performs judicial functions in relation to terms and conditions of Civil Servants. It has been given the status of a court at par with the Hon’ble High Court. Its principal seat is situated at Islamabad and has two permanent Benches at Lahore and Karachi.
It is a matter of common knowledge that prior to the enforcement of Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, the matters relating to the terms and conditions of service in the Service of Pakistan or Government were used to be dealt by the subordinate Courts or the High Courts. In the wake of Administrative Reforms, drastic steps were taken in the year 1973 when Article 212 of the Constitution was inserted in order to establish Administrative Tribunals to exercise exclusive jurisdiction, idea was conceived to separate the disputes relating to the conditions of serv Read More